Canning and freezing garden food for Winter

 Here are my dill pickles canned with hot peppers and garlic just like we like them.  Tomatoes cooling. After the cool down, I check the seals, remove the rings (these should never be left on), wash the outside of the jars and label before I put them in my pantry.  Fresh peaches from Livesay Orchards […]

Tomato Bowl

How many fruits have filled this bowl?  How many tomatoes? How many apples Were peeled into it’s curves? Golden honey-scented pears? How many green beans were served With new potatoes? Sliced sugary peaches? Ears of yellow corn? Savory vegetable soup? How many slices of cantaloupe? Blackberries? I wonder whose bowl it was before it was mine? […]

Livesay Orchard Peaches

Oh, what a wonderful way to spend a hot July morning–picking peaches at Livesay Orchards in Porter, Oklahoma! It is an experience to pluck those velvety orbs from the low hanging branches and lay them into the peach boxes. This little boy, Christopher Crow, was there for the first time. He was thrilled. Brenna enjoyed […]